Tag Archives: Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl: from Grinders Switch to Seoul

I am a huge Minnie Pearl fan. So much so that I keep a copy of her 1953 book Minnie Pearl’s Diary on my desk to open when I feel the need for Minnie’s down-home, dead-on philosophy. The life lessons … Continue reading

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Gaga for gratitude

Well, there she was wearing a dress made out of coffee filters and talking to Jimmy Kimmel. Her coffee-filter hat just about reached to the top of our television screen. She had to approach his desk carefully because of the … Continue reading

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I’m Just so Proud to Be Here!

As country comedy legend Cousin Minnie Pearl used to say, “Howdee! I’m just so proud to be here!” That’s the way I feel about performing this year at Centerville, Tennessee’s Independence Day Celebration. Miss Minnie’s hometown, Grinders Switch, is a … Continue reading

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Early voting and Minnie’s Pearl of wisdom

I always vote in every election in which I’m eligible to cast a ballot. From the time I cast my first vote at the Anola Women’s Club building on Washington Avenue in Pascagoula, Mississippi in the 1970s to the present day, … Continue reading

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